honorary degree

Definition of honorary degree

  1. :  a degree given by a college or university to someone who is not a student but who has done something important

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  having or conferring distinction

    :  commemorative

    :  dependent on honor or a keen sense of ethical conduct for fulfillment

  1. :  a step or stage in a process, course, or order of classification

    :  a rank or grade of official, ecclesiastical, or social position

    :  a particular standing especially as to dignity or worth

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